Large Format Printing

Large Format Printing

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Large format printing is an often arduous task that involves researching the quality, reliability and available turnaround time for a printer when time is the last thing you have. When printing with M3G a streamlined online submission process is at your disposal that ensures that you have the guidance on how to best accomplish a quality and vibrant print. Once you submit artwork (accepted formats listed below), dimensions, preferred in-hands date, delivery address in its entirety and any additional specifications, our team will contact you to review your order and confirm that all necessary information has been submitted as well as your delivery date. Rush fees and artwork changes may incur a service fee. Expected lead time for printing is 7-10 business days. Contact info@m3g.us with any additional inquiries.

Artwork Guidelines

PHOTOS & LOGOS

Photo images and logos need to be at least 4″ wide at 300 dpi. We CANNOT produce billboards from website images, business cards or computer printouts.

FILE DELIVERY

To upload your art files, visit: www.WeTransfer.com and use info@m3g.us as the recipient email.

FILES

Art needs to be created at a scale of 1/2 inch equals 1 foot at 300 dpi. Also, be sure to add 5/16 or .3 of an inch bleed to each side for bulletins. For example: the finished art size for a 14′ x 48′ bulletin is 7.6″ x 24.6.” Keep live material within 3/8″ of each side.

FILE FORMAT

We accept ai, psd, tif, eps, and pdf files. All colors need to be CMYK. Make sure to flatten layers and convert fonts to outlines. Files created in Microsoft programs (Publisher,Word, PowerPoint, etc) are not accepted.

TRUCK DIMENSIONS

Front panel: 3 feet by 3 feet
Side panel: 8 feet tall by 14 feet wide
Rear panel: 7.5 feet tall by 7 feet wide

BULLETIN PRODUCTION

Keep all live material (logos, wording, etc) at least 3/8″ from all sides.

BILLBOARD                DOCUMENT SIZE

14’H x 48’W                  7.6″H x 24.6″W (Includes 10/16 inch bleed.)

10.5’H x 36’W               5.85″H x 18.6″W (Includes 10/16 inch bleed.)

POSTER PRODUCTION

Bleed is not necessary on posters. Keep all live material (logos, wording, etc) at least 3/8″ from all sides.

POSTER                         DOCUMENT SIZE

Single Sheet Poster      5.2″H x 11.33″W

8 Sheet Poster               5″H x 11″W

M3G Contact Info

Toll Free: (877) 634 - 6624 Office: (313) 340 - 0446
Fax: (313) 340 - 0447
Email: info@M3G.us
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